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Jan 7, 2013 11:30am PST
yet this morning but are waiting for more relatives to arrive from sacramento and trying to brace themselves for an afternoon visit here at the hospital. they have been told she can expect to be in the hospital for four to five months. >> we kept talking about it all night. it was hard to go to sleep. >> this has been so tough to deal with she hasn't even been able to bring herself to visit her sister, starr lamare. she was set on fire yesterday and is in the hospital with burns do her face. witnesses, relatives and police believe her boyfriend, dexter oliver, is to blame. this morning, her family was shocked when oliver's grandmother called her mother. >> my mother thought she trusted him and let him survey in -- sty in the house and fed him, why would he do something like that to her baby. she tried to, the grandmother, she tried to defend her grandson and my mother wasn't hearing it. >> they think the grandmother is trying to get an update on the investigation and they called police. >> officers say there are no new developments but the family feels confident he will be found a
KOFY
Jan 3, 2013 11:30am PST
player that lives in sacramento who says he suffered a heart attack after receiving injections from the team doctor game day after game day so he could play despite severe pain. >> he contacted stanford which just won the rose bowl. you will want did tune in to the report tonight on "world news" at 5:30 and on "nightline." >> all right, right now our meteorologist, mike nicco, is here. it looked like it snowed because there was so were frost. >> we will look and show you what it looked like. if you are about to use the fireplace, don't, the air quality officials discourage wind burning because of the high level of pollution. you can see air quality managers stopped short of declaring a third straight "spare the air" day that would make wood burning illegal but in homes with no other heat source. you can see it is pretty gross looking. not clean air. >> quite a technical term. >> so we will look at what is going on right now. you can see it is maybe letting up a little bit. it does that once a year, it warms up and mixed out. southbound from our south beach camera. now, what else is
KOFY
Jan 23, 2013 11:30am PST
it spread possibly from a recycling bin on the street. no one was hurt. lawmakers in sacramento dealing with something they are not used to this morning: excess cash. california is expected to end the month with an extra $4 billion of income taxes. the "bee" is report this is due to tax changes at the state and federal laws. the extra money came in from top earner whose received bonuses and dividend payments at the end of december. >> tomorrow morning, the governor will deliver the state of the state address and we will bring it to you live at 9:00 a.m. right here on abc7. >> deployment postponed for dozens of air national guard with the departure of 129 rescue changed to friday with 75 citizen airmen will be headed to afghanistan and africa, providing combat search-and-rescue support to our troops in the region. >> two lucky 49er fans won a lottery ticket to new orleans and one has a baby on board. we are joined new the near 49er stadium in santa clara this is a dream come true for those that require a doctor's note? >> exactly. two the way. she learned she won the lottery for
KOFY
Jan 25, 2013 11:30am PST
much they would pay. tickets were preassigned at random. michael from sacramento paid $1,49 for two. >> i am jacked up. trying to figure all week whether to sell or keep them but my friends say i have to go, go, a once in a hive time opportunity. screw it. i'm going. i don't care about the money, i'm a fan. >> it will not be real physical we land but it is that much closer. we are exciteed. >> that couple booked tickets and a flight before, and hotels before the 9ers won. their gamble paid off. if you are one of the lucky folks who get to buy tickets you can pick they will up today and tomorrow. >> so lucky. thank you very much. san francisco 49 owner is giving away tickets on twitter. i have two super bowl tickets for someone. let me know why i should pick you and down goes the twitter the no word on when he will give the tickets away. >> abc7 has an entire team headed to the super bowl, sports director larry beil and former 49er mike shumann will be there and wayne freedman and katie marzullo will join larry and shu to bring you the best coverage. we will tweet their behind-the-sc
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
the story from sacramento. >> i am raring to go. i don't expect me to leave too soon. >> in the first public appearance since finishing treatment, governor brown wants to shake up california's troubles and severely overcrowded prison systems. he signed a proclamation declaring end of the prison crisis, filed court papers to terminate oversight of the care, and asked the judges to remove the population cap. pointing to thousands of pages in legal documents and reports and the millions spent to produce them over the years, governor brown says it's time to return prison controls back to california. >> we can't pour more dollars down the rat hole of n incarceration wex have to spend as much as we need but no more. >> california's prison problems began more than two decades ago. inmates filed a class action lawsuit. the court concluded overcrowding was a major contributor and sent a prison population cap. politicians have been reluctant to release criminals lirl because of concerns and fear of political ramifications. attorneys say they'll fight to keep the feds involved in mental health c
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 8:00am PST
center for sacramento has issued a dense fog advisory for the delta and sacramento. by fairfield, further east, you may run into dense fog out there, so be careful. 50 at half moon bay, low 50's at los gatos and upper 50's in santa cruz and 50's in watsonville. the visibility is not great in livermore or santa rosa but improving in napa. novato is up to ten miles. you are half a mile just an hour ago. you will see it is improving around the airport and hayward. san jose has clouds at eight miles visibility. with the cooler air and the trough that is swinging through, we had another system that went through earlier, and numbers are cooler especially at coast, nine degrees cooler this morning with five degrees cooler in livermore, so there is milder mornings are a thing of the past going tomorrow morning where it will be much, much cooler. areas of fog still this morning mainly in our east bay, turning cooler with breezy northwest winds along the shoreline and a cool dry pattern into next week as we begin february with no rain, at all, right on through the super bowl. here is a loo
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
the devotion of the 49er faithful... they should visit a certain establishment near sacramento and take advantage of tommy garcia's offer. >> hence the gold rush. $49 for 49er tattoos. just pick a design. >> eve yet chose one for her daughter. a new twist on togetherness. >> had this is not the first time they've run this promotion. now we've#çÃgot almost two weeks. normally what would this cost? >> on a regular day, about 200s oodz this is a deal? >> granted this may be basic work but any tattoo on anyone becomes a statement that lasts a lifetime. >> not about just one game. it's my life. >> anyone can wear a hat or jersey but takes a fan to etch it into the for arm. >> ready to go all the way. >> his girlfriend might have had one, too. she sesz she's running out of real estate. >> so spelling well is part of the job? >> yes. >> spell it for me its up to her. >> maybet$m) a second dogo. >> you -- you should get one. >> maybe that is a fine line being a fan and a fanatic of saying you're faithful or putting it in writing.o/ Ñ are you fan enough? from sacramento county abc 7 new
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
under fire for the way it spends, and tracks, money. we are live from sacramento with more. nannette? >> you might remember last summer, parks department had surpluses in two funds, now, an audit finds all kinds of mistakes in 14 special funds managed by california public utilities commission. if you have a cell phone or receive utility bills for electricity, gas, or cable, you pay a list of fees and surcharges that go to state public utilities commission. and a new audit rips how the commission is poorly tracking and spending moneys going into 14 special funds that pay for things like phone service fr disabled. >> we want to assure amounts we're paying and rates are for their intended purposes. that they can be accounted for properly. both revenues and expen tours. >> lack the knowledge led to reporting of $400 million. and poor forecasting led to less money collected than anticipated in a fund for subsidized service for rural areas. in one instance, a worker committed an $81 million typo. >> just lousy book keeping is what is going on. >> state senator jerry hill has been
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
for more relatives to arrive from sacramento and trying to brace themselves for an afternoon visit here at the hospital. they have been told she can expect to be in the hospital for four to five months. >> we kept talking about it all night. it was hard to go to sleep. >> this has been so tough to deal with she hasn't even been able to bring herself to visit her sister, starr lamare. she was set on fire yesterday and is in the hospital with burns do her face. witnesses, relatives and police believe her boyfriend, dexter oliver, is to blame. this morning, her family was shocked when oliver's grandmother called her mother. >> my mother thought she trusted him and let him survey in -- sty in the house and fed him, why would he do something like that to her baby. she tried to, the grandmother, she tried to defend her grandson and my mother wasn't hearing it. >> they think the grandmother is trying to get an update on the investigation and they called police. >> officers say there are no new developments but the family feels confident he will be found and hope he is taken alive the. >>
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
today at the state capitol in sacramento. human trafficking is an estimated $32 billion a year crime in this state. and what may surprise you is that most victims are from here in california. >> 70% of the people born and raised in our communities. we have to look at this not as a foreign issue but only impacts uganda. it's a california issue and issue in sacramento. the bay area. los angeles and diego. >> police can request wire taps for gang activities but not human trafficking. >> coming up michael finney, the best buy coupon offer too good to be true. >> and bay area city council meeting neld a park tonight so leaders can decide whether to ban leaf blowers from streets. >> live from the roof of the abc 7 broadcast center we have weather changes coming up. how about rain? i'll show when you you'll need umbrellas. coming up. >> thank you. and a local lawmaker qum a plan to eliminate plastic bags from california. abc 7 news at 5:0 >>> san francisco police hope this photograph will help them catch two bank robbers. photo on left shows january 4th got a good, clean shot. the photo on
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 4:30am PST
doused her and set her on fire. >> the governor will hold a news conference in sacramento to discuss improvements to mental health care in prisons and overcrowding. officials asked judges to modify an order capping the number of inmates that can be held prisons because they want permission to house 6,000 additional inmates. they say if this is rejected, dangerous felons could be released early after the panel blamed overcrowding for violations of inmate rights. >> the f.b.i. is expected to resume excavating a well in a search for victims of the speed freak killers. agents are taking over the search at the qualify the sheriff. heavy machinery will be used to cover soil but most digging is done by hand. the remains of five people have been found in the area, all believed victims of two men on a killing spree in the 1980's and 1990's. the family of a nine-year-old girl is waiting to see if this could solve her case. >> the san francisco sheriff will broaden a search for a missing 23-year-old. the son walked out of the house and disappeared. abc7 news reporter has more from santa cruz. >
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
now is resumed between davis and sacramento but delays are 30 to 90 minutes. everyone else is on time including bart and muni. >> the florida mother acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old is bankrupt. a tv station reports she filed for bankruptcy on the same day on appeals court tossed out two convictions against her. it is believed she is between 500,000 and $1 million in debt with most of that stemming from fees for her legal team and private investigators. a florida jury acquitted anthony of murdering her daughter back in 2011. >> caught on camera: see what happens when a runaway snowmobile crabs into a crowd of onlookers at the x games. >> but, turning the page on a new business strategy, what barnes and noble has plans to make it >> san rafael and south bay and all the bay area, the winds have been slowly calming through the morning. our fastest behind is at 18 at half moon bay and novato is at 9 miles per hour at sfo and fairfield, and everyone else is calm. the winds will pick up in the afternoon and you can see a fast jet stream above us and when the sun comes us we are in the
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
allowed in the building. >> taking up issue of gun violence in sacramento. hancock, chair woman in the safety committee is holding a joint hearing with the senate and assembly at 9:00 this morning. among those scheduled to testify representatives was law enforce gun ownership rights organization. experts will demonstrate which fire arms are legal and illegal under california law. >> traffic and weather ticket next on the abc 7 morning newings. taking you for a live look outside . showing the bay and bay bridge in high definition. mike will tell us more about the changing temperatures coming up sue hall is monitoring the traffic. >> and a new arrest in a deadly night club fire in brazil. brazil. the latest person that) 3 days g to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit t
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
in our 6:30 half hour including who is new criticizing the visit. >> in sacramento the california legislature begins a new session with democrat law makes with a supermajority in both the senate and assembly. the governor brown will set the stage when he plans to release the proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins in july. >> the petaluma city council will start the new year with a formal vote on antismoking ordinance. in december they approved a ban on smoking in places that include all hotel rooms, private apartments and condos, as well as outdoor spaces including balconies and courtyards and sidewalks. the new regulations are intended to protect people from secondhand reports. petaluma's ordinance is sight all right more stringent than a ban in sonoma. >> traffic and weather next and now a look at the san mateo bridge, hard to tell it is the bridge, right? >> a lot of fog. >> and freezing fog in some places. mike nicco will check the weather forecast and we will have a traffic report coming up. >> airport disturbance ahead, the accusations facing a member of a well-know
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
sports writers reaching barry bonds should have been voted in. >> in sacramento, more and more paroled sex offenders and gang members cutting off gps bracelets and no one knows wh >>> a resounding statement today on steroids and major league baseball. two other players linked to performance-enhacing drugs have been denied entry into the hall of fame. bonds, roger clemens and sammy sosa all eligible this time for the first time and they needed votes of 75% of the baseball writers who chose to be inductees. bonldz received about 36%, roger clemens, 38% and sammy sosa, only 13% today from riders. wayne freedman is live. you smoke spoek with rider who's voted on this. >> i did and they have mixed feelings. a controversy among riders just owe to vote you need to be a member of the baseball writers baseball association of america and need to have written for them orks with them 10 years. after that, you're allowed to vote this, is senior of the senior baseball writers. >> this is one whait means to be elected from the hall of fame. so consider irony when baseball traditionally honors
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
received additional training as a result. >> he dido(2.z agree to riding to and from sacramento with a more experienced pilot for four trips. twoot night two during the day n sacramento ship was a draft deeper than 26 feet. >> in san francisco, one in wyoming what appears to be a current address in maryland. bar pilots work one week on and off and known to trade shifts so they can have more time off. this video provide by san francisco bar pilots. >> i see that captain clees has a home in maryland. i wonder whether he had just flown in from home before getting on the ship? >> i have no idea. it's an ongoing investigation. those are detail that's will probably come out. >> michael jacob represents the shipping industry filing suit to get information about the ships and whether they may be fatigued. >> is it a fair question to ask was he on a red eye? >> absolutely well. don't know when he got on the ship. or when he got off the ship. >> in september a judge ruled in favor of the shippers getting that information but bar pilot filed an appeal. shippers say it's all about transparency.
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
davis and sacramento. >> a landmark in bayview district is official, a bar celebrated the 54th anniversary and last week was an official san francisco historical landmark. iit, the owner, was the first black man to run for mayor. >> the former starting quaterback of the super bowl-bound 49ers, but this remain on, smith could get ready to leave the bay. >> developing news from the peninsula, a car overturns late at night kill, three people and injuring two others and the family connection we are >> live from the broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> it is monday. thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> let's see how the week is starting off. mike? >> well start with live doppler 7 hd, starting off dry. good morning, everyone. you can see these are high clouds negotiation real radar runs. we will be fairly dry from now through the early part of february. we have a small chance of a stray shower at the coast. it will be breezy and cool. mid-to-upper 50's. everyone else, sunshine, with a few clouds and mid-to-upper 50's. sue? >> in san jose it is flowing nicely on highway 101
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
started early today. >> we woke up at 8:00 in the morning to come from sacramento just to come to the store. >> throughout the bay area, 49ers red is the color of the day, even if you're too young to know why. fans are savoring this trip to the super bowl. >> just win, win. it's been a long time coming. we need one more. >> the last time they brought a trophy was 18 years ago. coach hopes to add another to the collection saying this super bowl match up against his big brother, john harbaugh is a blessing and a curse. >> that is my brother's team. and also, person that played for ravens, great respect for the organization. >> the rivalry is making this a match up. prices are skyrocketing to more than $3,000 a piece. for those staying closer to home, the super bowl house party planning is in progress. >> we're still making plan was other toddlers and families and babies. >> for those looking to go to new orleans to turn this into a weekend, i checked in the official travel partner. they have package that's have round trip air fare, through tlee nights ain a hotel and a cheap ticket
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
, sacramento may follow suit. >>> talking about four day nootz new year, already airlines trying to make us pay more. >> michael finney is following that and is here with the story. >> airlines raising prices? >> imagine. >> united airline as tempted first air fare hike of 2013. now, here is the question. will it stick? united raised price business just $2 to $5 each way, however, other airlines cannot immediately follow suit. now, usually the fare increase only sticks with other airlines raise their prices. but, fasten your seat belt. analysts predict they'll see a half dozen fare increases during 2013. general moators recalling about 55,000 suvs because they can roll away. the recalled models are the 2013 silver raddo, tahoe, avalanche and now, gm says cars can be shifted out of park, even if the key not in the ignition. so elt it's not a problem that could be. the company will notify those who did buy one, dealers will replace a column free of charge if that turns out to be necessary. sling box let's users watch home television shows remotely with a hook up, however, several customers co
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
into the fight to keep the sacramento kings from moving to seattle. >> will the oakland city council meeting be a repeat the meeting a week ago? the recent protesters say they will be out in force. >> live from san francisco, two weeks after an oil tanker hit the bay bridge crews are ready to begin the repair work today. >> good morning, sue, in the abc7 traffic center a look at bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights were on early before 6:00 because of an early accident before treasure island with a stall and that adds up to a big backup. it is sluggish. we have a new report of an accident on the peninsula. we will check that and the rest of the tuesday morning commute ÑsÑs, gs customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmm, tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. someone get me a
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
those green patches there. that's a little light rain cell over sacramento, stockton, modesto. here in the bay area pretty dry right now, but that could change. you know, you can always keep up with what's going on at abc7news.com. >>> congress has approved a $9.7 billion flood insurance measure to help victims of hurricane sandy, but it was a vote that was not only delayed for several days, but also less than what was wanted by new york and new jersey officials. abc news reporter david curly has more on how victims are reacting. >> debris is covering lots surrounded by damages houses. it's the house of representatives that residents are seething about. >> maybe they should come and live at my house. they wouldn't take it. after a week they would want out of here. >> you can tell we had a floor and we had to rip it out. >> ann marie has stayed in her damaged home. weeks without electricity, warm food from the red cross, $2,400.00 from fema, but nothing from her insurance company, which says it's waiting for government flood insurance money. congress finally passed $9 billion to help pa
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Jan 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
. abc 7 news joins us in sacramento. the reports found the money hidden more than 12 years? >> 70 state parks were scheduled to shut down. just as they're about to happen a surplus of $54 million found hidden in two of the agency's funds. no one reported the extra money. a new stinging report by the million of it partly collected through entrance fees was concealed. >> sounds like a cover up. >> it's -- there was some covering up that was done. >> investigators found the failure to report the surplus became conscious, possibly as early as 19999. top budget officers were aware of the diskrep pensy. numerous individuals failed to take appropriate action. lower level employees just followed orders to keep quiet. former state parks director declined to participate in the have led oughtit tores to conclude higher ups were afraid their budget would be cut if moneys were revealed and then, too embarrassed to >> whether that rises to criminal level or not we're going to have to make that determination. >> all but one employee left or retired from state government. it's interesting to note
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Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> investigators say the body will be moved to sacramento for an autopsy. memorial services are still pending. >> oakland police are investigating a shooting that left two people wounded. neighbors reported hearing gunshots. a neighbor told us that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said, he was shot at and could he come in. he came in and jumped on the floors. >> your kids. >> already an the floor. >> a short time later the police responded to a car crash less than a mile away. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their vehicle after being shotful. the two male occupantses were able to take themselves to the hospital. >> new develops in another tragedy to strike the town of aurora, colorado. four people were killed during a hostage standoff. they're all believed to be members of the same family. s.w.a.t. teams were called to a townhome after a woman called nine 9-1-1 to report a shooting. he woman escaped from the house. the neighbors sale the woman's husband fired at officers when they responde
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Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
clouds toward stockton as well as the sacramento valley area. you can see them near the coast. there were reports of light rain. eureka toward red way and this is what could possibly sneak in the higher terrain around the bay area overnight tonight and early toúorrow morning. we will definitely put a chance of sprinkles in our forecast. it is getting cold and napa at 37 and 48 in san francisco and 46 in san jose. a cold weekend. we will warm up this upcoming workweek. my accu-weather seven-day forecast is straight ahead. >> thank you so much. >>> now to the tragic nightclub fire in brazil. it hpped in the southern brazil town of santa maria. here are the details. >> reporter: you are looking at the desperate effort to save lives as a saturday night party turned into a national tragedy at this club in brazil. young men swung axes and sledgehammers trying to hack out escape routes for those hiding behind the walls. the club was packed with college party goers when members of the band on stage reportedly lit flares to set the ceiling on fire. >> flames and smoke out raced the terrified
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
vanished from outside a grocery store in hayward in 1998. the f.b.i. in sacramento is holding a news conference at 10:00 to provide an update regarding future excavation of well site. test could show a bone fragment linked to the speed freak killer could show what happened to her daughter. the serial killers dumped their killers in a well during that time period she disappeared. >> someone committed the first murder of the year in san jose. a man was found shot to death in the driveway of a home yesterday. police say the victim was an hispanic man in his 30's who lived at the home. people inside told the officers they did not hear anything. no word on a possible motive for the shooting or on any suspects. >> a berkeley assembly woman is tightening the sales of ammunition in california in the aftermath of the connecticut school tragedy. she will introduce bill 48, that requires people to show identification before buying ammunition which would have to be bought from a licensed dealer and all sales are reported to the department of justice. it would ban kits that allow ammunition clips
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Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
on bail after another arrest in los angeles. the 41-year-old set to be arraigned in sacramento tuesday for a bizarre motorcycle pursuit in november. otrc can confirm he was taken into custody in l.a.. it's the latest in a string of recent arrests for the star this, year's grammy awards shaping up to be fun. the band fun will make a debut, nominated for best new artist, song, record and album of the year. from music to movies award season isf36e in full swing, including razies, leading the pack this year, twilight saga breaking down part ii. >> the final chapter sank its teeth into 11 nominations, the razies announced before oscars february 23. you can check out a full list on otrc.com. >> all right. still head at 4:00 vice president#yeys biden promising check action on gun control measure autos the.k=t california woman uses a very big weapon to defend ser self, she finds a burglar in her home. >> then, selling on ebay. the tests under way making it so simple >>> today vice president biden gun violence as he met with representative victim groups and gun safety organizations. the
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Jan 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
, thank you. >> sacramento police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting that forced police to cancel the new year's eve fire works show. >> yes. someone at a fight in a bar in old sacramento last night. an employee tried to break it up. and killed. armed security guard on the gunman got into a shootout. >> about 100 people just scattered. >> immediately so, much people were running and falling down. >> mayhem. just scary. >> a security guard and two other people were injured andz;ç a police officer grabbed the suspect as he tried to get away. police have to call off the new year's eve party. it's it through 40,000 people. >> an this new year's day, we turn our attention to continuing battle over the infamous fiscal cliff in the hands in the u.s. house of representatives. >> republicans were balking at the deal. the speaker of the house has not even call forward a vote yet. >> now, following the fate of the compromise, show this go something. >> this senate passed its compromise fix at 2:00 this morning. it's eastern time. the bill passed with huge bipartisan support. but it's now hu
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Jan 5, 2013 8:00am PST
sacramento to close the loophole. >> an evacuation order triggered by a gas leak in brentwood has been lifted. they are working to fix a line on st. andrew's line. they responded yesterday afternoon and had to evacuate several nearby homes. ten customers are still without gas service. officials expect service to be restored this morning. >>> san pablo police are looking for an at rick woman who has not been seen since november. she was reported missing on christmas day. her family hasn't heard from her in a month. when police checked in on her they only found her dog in her home. they also found her cane and her car in the garage. the family says she suffers from depression. coming up next, i.t. stands for intelligent transportation and means your car can talk to other cars. that is a story is next. plus your tax refund delays. when to expect your check and >> katie: welcome back. it is 8:12. you are looking at live doppler 7-hd. in the top far corner you see a little bit of blue-green. rain is making its way to the bay area. get out what you need to do now because it's not going
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Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
negotiations in washington, d.c.. live in sacramento abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> former president bush left the hospital in texas today after bet battling illness. brompk kitis related cough sent hem to the hospital on the day after thaichlgt he spent a week in intensive car. his doctors say the condition wasn't life threatening but wanted to prevent the 8-year-old from developing pneumonia. >> mr. bush is america's oldest living president, by the way. >> coming up from 7 on your side, smart phone tracking and how laut could be on your side whit comes to finding out who is watching your every key stroke. store neighbors say snuck into the neighborhood. >> a car of the year is is an american car competing with mercedes-benz and bmw sports cars. the news at 5:00 >>> tonight san rafael police on the lookout for this machbl she the say robbed west america bank in san rafael on january 4th. the man approached a teller, demanded money, and made off with cash. police did#&# not say how much money he got away with. >> san francisco muni employees ran up the biggest overtime tab last year goin
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Jan 10, 2013 1:05am PST
right here. the sacramento kings may move to seattle in a $500 million deal. the would sell they would sell o chris hanson 1k3* steve baumer to microsoft. they lost the sonics when they moved to oklahoma city. stanford hosting washington state and powell told the cougs, learn to live with rejection. i have. trailing 57-50 tour stanford use -- 54, stanford takes control. it is powell again. 16 points and 11 boards. he is bright and crafty and had a game high 21. it was 78-67. and berkeley, the best shooter was this g during a time-out going rick barry underhanded and banks in the last one. cal hosting washington and tied at 18. huskies on a 16-0 run. solomon answers here with a nasty dunk, but a disappointing home loss for mike montgomery. solomon, where is that bit? this abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> up next, jimmy kimmle li man: at turbotax, we know this is more than a paycheck. it's long, hard days, late nights, and missed little league games. you've worked hard to earn your money. and we think you should have the power to keep as much of it as p
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Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
for murder, then, saturday, police in sacramento arrested a 21-year-old deangelo austin in connection with this case. police say thaifd help from a number of agencies operating in a task force like mode. >> sheer number of hours these agencies have been able to help us in bringing this case to a conclusion. it's invaluable police have not said how he died or released many details in what was call aid home invasion robbery. every court appearance putting pieces into place. >> sometimes, with special friends comes company. therefore that, could lead to problems. >> the fact there is some sort of conspiracy behind it or a group behind it, that does add intrigue. >> the sargeant told me they're deleasing details because the investigation sin tense, they're still not convinced that they have a a.rested everyone who played a role in this crime. two suspects are scheduled to be arraigned this week n san jose, abc 7 news. >> thank you. you know it's cold outside fchl you're driving around this new year's eve a warning from patrol. be aware of black ice on the roads being blamed for
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Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm PST
still see above average rainfall totals, ukiah, sacramento. the statewide sierra snowpack is 93% of where you should be for this time of year. clear and cool tonight. sunny and mild into the weekend, and we are looking at a chance of rain next tuesday. tomorrow morning you will need to know one thing. you will need an extra layer. 39 vallejo and concord 37 for you in fairfield. antioch mid40s. 37 in livermore. the high clouds will keep you insulated. 41 for palo alto and low 40s oakland and san rafael, 37 in santa rosa. as you look at the satellite and radar, you will see what is blocking the storms from getting here. it is a strong ridge of high pressure. the storm track is getting diverted by the jet stream well to the north of us and well to the east of us. thin, high clouds is all we are going to get spilling over the top of the ridge of high pressure and filtering our sunshine from time to time. speaking of sun, look at these numbers for your wednesday. 64 degrees in the south bay in campbell and 63 in san jose and cupertino and los gatos mid60s. on the peninsula, a mix of sun
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Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
million in damage. no one was seriously hurt. >> building fire north of sacramento air force base is under investigation. flames burst from a civilling nearing building yesterday afternoon. the structure was damaged. the flames are out but heavy smoke continues to pour from the building. firefighters remained on the scene all night. there is no word on how the fire started. the base is 40 miles north of the state capital. >> fire protection district is holding a third in a serious of meeting to talk about fire station closures on community. three fire states in the district were shut down in walnut creek, lafayette and martinez. two more were reduced to part-time staffing. officials blame $6 million budget hole. voters reject add property tax measure in november to keep the fire stations open. no firefighters are laid off because of the closing. tonight, the meeting is held in walnut creek at the walnut heights elementary school at 7:00. >> time for a check on the weather forecast. it is chilly. nothing like it has been the few days before that. >> we have been on a dry run. now,
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Jan 3, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> focus on one former player that lives in sacramento who says he suffered a heart attack after receiving injections from the team doctor game day after game day so he could play despite severe pain. >> he contacted stanford which just won the rose bowl. you will want did tune in to the report tonight on "world news" at 5:30 and on "nightline." >> all right, right now our meteorologist, mike nicco, is here. it looked like it snowed because there was so were frost. >> we will look and show you what it looked like. if you are about to use the fireplace, don't, the air quality officials discourage wind burning because of the high level of pollution. you can see air quality managers stopped short of declaring a third straight "spare the air" day that would make wood burning illegal but in homes with no other heat source. you can see it is pretty gross looking. not clean air. >> quite a technical term. >> so we will look at what is going on right now. you can see it is maybe letting up a little bit. it does that once a year, it warms up and mixed out. southbound from our south beach camera. no
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Jan 8, 2013 1:05am PST
briefly while entering the port of sacramento. regulators ordered cleese to take four practice trips, a second event happened two days later. that was determined to by pilot error. he was ordered to take four practice trips for that incident at well. reporter: sources inside the shipping industry tell the iteam that 61-year-old guy cleese was guiding the tanker when it hit the bay bridge this morning. cleese had almost 30 years of maritime experience, most of it on oil tankers for ex-son, before becoming a san francisco bar pilot in 2005 in 2010, his license was put on hold by the board of pilot commissioners because federal regulators denied his request for medical waiver. we don't know the details of his medical condition at the time but the issue was apparently resolved because he was guiding the tanker this morning. >> what's going on with him now? has he been drug and alcohol tested? >> he has. >> when does he meet with your investigators? >> that's to be determined. y. reporter: in 2005, when the cosco busan hit the bridge, spilling more than 53,000 gallons of fuel oil, me medical
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Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
you. >> developing news north of sacramento where a building fire continues to burn at biel air force base. flames burst from the civil year ago building early this afternoon. structure heavily damaged. flames are now out but heavy smoke continues to pour from the building. firefighters are expected to remain on the scene all night to watch for any flare-ups. no word on how the fire started. basis about 40 miles north of the state capitol. >> new at 11:00. las vegas woman is suing match.com after man that she met on the dating web site attacked her. she says match failed to disclose the dangers of on line daiingt. man stabbed and beat her when she ended things with him after 8 days. match says the man is sick and twisted but had no known criminal record and calls the 10 million dollar lawsuit absurd. just last year match agreed to screen for sex offenders after california woman was sexually assaulted by a man that she met on the web site. >>> future of piece of world history remains in the balance tonight. big chunk of the berlin wall ended up in unusual place on the peninsula.
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Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
smoking in sacramento county and smoke island in folsom. so the final comment kilometers from gist on. who says his will you suit is meant as message for others. >> don't injury yourself the way i have because you never get back to the way were you. e-tim daly for abc 7 news gentleman we are glad to tell new the last few minutes the police in pleasanton found 89-year-old man would was missing as we all righted silver alert issue for lawrence bolder last seen in the pleasanton area. just found out he has been found. don't know more about the circumstances of his disappearance but he's okay and has been found. >> newly elected bay area lawmaker now in medical coma after he was hospitalized for severe bacterial sinus infection. gary bell on richmond city council on november sex but the 54-year-old got sick and has now undergone 2 neurosurgery. tonight family released a statement saying bell will not be able to attend the swearing the ceremony on tuesday and say his prognosis is good. >> tough season for forty-niner place kicker acres has taken a more serious turn. he's been targeted with
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Jan 29, 2013 4:30am PST
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Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
sacramento stopping in richmond and vallejo this week. they are getting the red carpet treatment at sfo departing for new york city and giant fans taking the northbound-bound virgin america flight and fans can take photos. i am sure they will fly first-class. >> very nice. >> free drinks. >> i have a picture with the trophies. so exciting. >> did you? >> she did. >> you will have a chance, it will be back to the bay area hopefully when it is warmer. >> comes through the east bay in march. >> redwood city on the 25th of the month. >> if i can touch that and the lombardi trophy, my life will be complete. >> moving on, 4:48 this morning, here is a look from emeryville, you can see how calm it is this morning with a beautiful picture to the west. live doppler 7 hd shows how quiet it is this morning. we have dry air again. but not too dry. the frost is not forming. we have frost out there again because the temperatures are so low. now as far as the temperatures go, and how to dress when you step outside, we will ramp it up and we are in the 20's in santa rosa and novato and mid-30's in f
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Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
. there will be an easy drive getting there. 49 tahoe. 60 in sacramento and low-to-upper 70's in san diego and palm springs and the further south and east you are the less likely you get wet. safe travels. now the commute. >> looking good. good morning, everyone, if you are driving out of antioch, westbound highway four you are at the limit at hillcrest to pittsburg and 242 in concord. and from the central valley it is looking good over the altamont pass out of tracy and central valley area. we have road work on highway we both directions with one way traffic control until 7:00 this morning and now over to eric? >> berkeley-based food company anni's is recalling homegrown pizza after metal american was found in the flour and the dough. all varieties of "rising crust frozen pizza" are affected and is distributed throughout the united states. they say no metal has been found in the finished product. this is precaution only. no consumer complaints or illnesses have been reported. >> two japanese retailers say bay area business is good and they will open more stores. our media partner re
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Jan 15, 2013 4:30am PST
capital corridor train out of second men -- second men to -- sacramento is set to leave at 5:30. elsewhere we have road work on the dumbarton bridge westbound until 5:00 and eastbound until 6:00 with various lanes blocked there. kristen and eric? >> 4:50. thank you very much. >> coming up, breaking news, more on our crockett fire that sue has been covering. it is going on right off the carquinez bridge. firefighters have been responding to a structure fire. it is very close to the factory area. we were seeing some plumes of smoke and we are trying to confirm if that is smoke from the fire and factories could be producing steam but we have report of a one-alarm fire. union pacific tracks were shut down. we have word they have re-opened. crews have asked for water supply and are in defensive mode not getting anyone in the building. the coast guard is assisting because debris is going in the water. this is happening in crockett. we will cover this breaking news as we continue in the [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
sacramento are dealing with something they are not used to, excess cash. california is expected to end this month with an extra $4 billion in income taxes. it is reported that the boom is likely because of tax changes at the state and federal level and experts say the extra income top earners made at the end of december such as bonuses and dividend payments is also a factor. in contra costa the fire protection district hold the final meeting to discuss the closing of fire stations in the east bay. three fire stations in the district were shut down in walnut creek, half yet and martinez and two more reduced to part-time staffing. voters rejected a property tax measure to keep the fire stations open. tonight, the meeting is in clayton at the clayton community library at 7:00. >> less than two weeks away from the super bowl matchup between the niners and ravens. if you caught the spirit, get ready to pay up. we are joined from santa clara with the pricey cost to attend. how high are the prices? >> kristen, it comes down do how much you want to spend. 49er fans cannot wait for the stad
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Jan 6, 2013 2:00am PST
to sacramento for an autopsy. memorial services are still pending. >> oakland police are investigating a shooting that left two people wounded. neighbors reported hearing gunshots. a neighbor told us that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said, he was shot at and could he come in. he came in and jumped on the floors. >> your kids. >> already an the floor. >> a short time later the police responded to a car crash less than a mile away. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their vehicle after being shotful. the two male occupantses were able to take themselves to the hospital. >> new develops in another tragedy to strike the town of aurora, colorado. four people were killed during a hostage standoff. they're all believed to be members of the same family. s.w.a.t. teams were called to a townhome after a woman called nine 9-1-1 to report a shooting. he woman escaped from the house. the neighbors sale the woman's husband fired at officers when they responded. he what later found dead. si
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Jan 13, 2013 5:00am PST
valleys. 27 in tahoe, 61 sacramento. not quite as cold in sacramento. they have a bit of a wind this morning. 58 in los angeles today. back home once again very little change with those upper 40s from the livermore valley. 50 in richmond. plenty of sunshine san francisco, 50 and 51 palo alto and tonight we will get a little bit of wind in the north bay. but still it's not going to upset that aidiation natural cooling and we will be very cool again. 52 salinas. we are talking more 20s and 30s by the water. upper 30s san francisco and we will looking for some of those cooler numbers. even around oakland again tonight. so the accuweather seven-day forecast, the frosty start for your monday. then by tuesday a little milder. mid-50s should be the highs. upper 50s on wednesday. and maybe some tuly fog will sneak into the east bay valleys and that will allow for warming. low 60s by the end of the work week. we are still very cold for the next couple days. >> all right. well, that's okay. as you know, lisa, the bay area is microclimate presents unique challenges for you and the rest of
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Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
picking up some of the clouds toward stockton as well as the sacramento valley area. you can see them near the coast. there were reports of light rain. eureka toward red way and this is what could possibly sneak in the higher terrain around the bay area overnight tonight and early toúorrow morning. we will definitely put a chance of sprinkles in our forecast. it is getting cold and napa at 37 and 48 in san francisco and 46 in san jose. a cold weekend. we will warm up this upcoming workweek. my accu-weather seven-day forecast is straight ahead. >> thank you so much. >>> now to the tragic nightclub fire in brazil. it hpped in the southern brazil town of santa maria. here are the details. >> reporter: you are looking at the desperate effort to save lives as a saturday night party turned into a national tragedy at this club in brazil. young men swung axes and sledgehammers trying to hack out escape routes for those hiding behind the walls. the club was packed with college party goers when members of the band on stage reportedly lit flares to set the ceiling on fire. >> flames and sm
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
informational meeting today in sacramento. the chairman of the senate!d public safetyÑi committee isÑi holding a skwroepbt -- joint hearing with theÑi senate and ays5bly at 9:00 this morning. among those scheduled toÑi testify are representatives of law enforcement and gun ownership rights organizations. expertsÑiÑi will demonstrate whichÑ$t)áqprms are legal andÑizgát÷al under ke÷yñ after today it might get tougher to smokeÑi in sanÑi francisco. supervisorsçó are likely toÑi give final approval to a measure banning smoking at outdoor festivals and parade. the new lawÑi won't require policeÑi to look for violators but promoters will have toÑiÑi make announcements. willÑi be firstÑi large u.s.((%i whether landlords mustÑiÑi letç potential renters know if smoking is allowedÑi in theirÑii building. >> santa clara county chargesok against añr manÑi accused much starting a massive fire. it burned 4,300çóa#res and destroyed 63Ñi homes.w3 officials say he startedÑi the blaze when he didn't put out smolderingeátz of brush he wasÑi hiredÑi toç buri on monda
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
the sacramento kings but that is [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> novato, oakland, sunnyvale and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back at 5:44. the fight to keep the kings in sacramento is becoming political. a letter from the state senate raises questions of microsoft involvement in the purchase. microsoft c.e.o. is part of the group trying to bring the team to seattle. the family has agreed to sell the majority ownership to the kings. but microsoft is interested in moving the team out of california while enjoying a prosperous working relationship with the state. he has written state budget officials to look into current technology contracts with microsoft. >> if
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
first occurred august 27, 2009, when his ship grounded briefly while entering the port of sacramento. regulators ordered cleese to take four practice trips, a second event happened two days later. that was determined to by pilot error. he was ordered to take four practice trips for that incident at well. reporter: sources inside the shipping industry tell the iteam that 61-year-old guy cleese was guiding the tanker when it hit the bay bridge this morning. cleese had almost 30 years of maritime experience, most of it on oil tankers for ex-son, before becoming a san francisco bar pilot in 2005 in 2010, his license was put on hold by the board of pilot commissioners because federal regulators denied his request for medical waiver. we don't know the details of his medical condition at the time but the issue was apparently resolved because he was guiding the tanker this morning. >> what's going on with him now? has he been drug and alcohol tested? >> he has. >> when does he meet with your investigators? >> that's to be determined. y. reporter: in 2005, when the cosco busan hit the bridge,
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Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
in sacramento and mid-to-upper 50's around san diego and los angeles and they have rough surf. safely travels this weekend. >> southbound 880, san jose has an early accident cleared and now it will improve southbound. westbound 4 has a new accident at 680, the accident is out of the lane but a bumper could be blocking a lane so if you are headed there, you could have debris if the lane. eastbound four is closed because of road work and that will be picked up at 5:00 a.m. westbound, the drive is looking good from antioch in the commute direction. eastbound, dumbarton bridge, road work until 6:00 a.m. this morning with lanes blocked with cones. northbound 85 from mountain view there is road work in the lanes. >> a marin county breeder lost a legal battle to get her horses back. the humane society seized four horses from the farms in an area northwest the novato in western petaluma. there was an investigation after a report that two dozen horses were being subjected to serious neglect and unsafe living conditions. the horses are being monitored and the breader is denying neglect.
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Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
. nannette miranda has the story tonight from sacramento. >> invoking the name of vicky soto, the teacher killed in the sandy hook massacre, while using her body to shield students. a group of lawmakers proposed a school marshal program to protect campuses from gunmen mod yeld after air marshal who's guard against terrorism and staffers from janitor to principal could be skparmd no ÷ how many are carrying a gun. >> we have a more yap yal obligation that the next vicky soto faced with inexpoliticable even,,s"z that e she not be leftézq+ defenseless. >> school marshals would have to pass a background check to get a concealed weapons permit. one bill would alout use of education funds to pay for the program illustrating the divide in the gun control debate in these post-sandy hook times pitting proponents begins gun supporters. >> we laid off thousands of teachers. why would we use the few personnel we have left to be armed guards? when armed guards don't always prevent shootings? >> then there is argument of stray bullets in a battle between a school work skbrer armed intrude yir.
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